Peter F. Lawrence, MD
#14 – 2000
Dr. Lawrence graduated from Dartmouth College and was awarded his MD degree with honors from Harvard Medical School. His surgical residency and vascular surgery fellowship were done at Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center in New York City. In 1978, he joined the faculty at the University of Utah where he served as Chief of Surgery at the Veterans Administration Hospital, Chair of the Division of Vascular Surgery, and President of the Medical Staff.
He moved to UC Irvine in 1998 to become the Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, Vice President for Specialty Services, and Professor of Surgery. In 2003, he moved to UCLA and was named the Wiley Barker Chief of Vascular Surgery and Director of the Gonda Vascular Center, as well as the Bergman Chair in Vascular Research.
He has been on the editorial boards for several Vascular Journals and is now senior editor of the Journal of Vascular Surgery Journals.
Dr. Lawrence has actively participated in numerous regional and national professional organizations such as the Association for Surgical Education (President 1984-1985), Rocky Mountain Vascular Surgery Society (President 1989-1990), Western Vascular Society (President 1999-2000), Southern California Vascular Society (President 2008-09), and the Society for Clinical Vascular Surgery (President 2004-2005). Dr. Lawrence also served as President (2014-2015) of the Society for Vascular Surgery.
He has been the invited speaker for the American Venous Forum D. Eugene Strandness Memorial Lecture. He recently received the Dartmouth Medical School Career Achievement Award (2018).
2000 Annual Meeting
Coeur d’Alene, ID
R. Thomas Grayston